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Your Family Tree or Your Family Orchard
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Aug 19, 2006, 13:35 PST

Your Family Tree or Family Orchard - My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Grade Level: 4-12, college

Family Tree, Geneology

My Big Fat Greek Wedding, geneology, family tree,family orchard, printable family tree, printable family orchard, social studies printables, family traditions, social study resources, teaching social studies, teaching with film, movies in the classroom, ClassBrain

Author: Cynthia Kirkeby

Affiliation: ClassBrain, Inc.

Date: 15 March, 2003

Duration: 1-3 class periods

Film: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

MPAA Rating: PG

Audiences across the United States saw reflections of their own families in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, whether they were Greek or not.

Do you know your nationality? Are your parents recent immigrants or has your family been in the U.S. long enough that you’re a mix of many cultures? Explore the history of your family and chart your relations.

Project 1:
Create your family tree or family orchard.

Project 2:
Do a variation on your family tree or family orchard. Paste the flag(s) that reflect the heritage of each of your ancestors onto your worksheet. Flags for all countries can be found in ClassBrain’s Country Report Section:


ClassBrain’s Printable Family Tree
ClassBrain’s Printable Family Orchard

My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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